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Hillsborough Friday, 16 April, 1999, 07:25 GMT 08:25 UK
Hillsborough 10 years on
The 10th anniversary of the Hillsborough Stadium disaster, which claimed the lives of 96 Liverpool football fans, has been marked with a special memorial service at Liverpool's Anfield ground. BBC News Online looks back at the terrible events of 15 April 1989 and at how the families of those who died have coped with their loss.


The memorial service for the 96 victims has been used to make an impassioned plea for justice by a father who lost both his daughters.
Plea for Hillsborough justice
Hillsborough tragedy remembered
Images of remembrance



How an exhilarating FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest turned into a nightmare.
Timetable to a tragedy
Journey into grief


The Hillsborough Stadium disaster not only claimed the lives of 96 Liverpool football fans, it also shattered a community and shook the world of football.

Hillsborough's sad legacy
High price of complacency



Lord Justice Taylor's report into the Hillsborough Stadium disaster criticised senior officers and brought about the introduction of all-seater stadia. But the families of those who died are still battling for justice.

A hard lesson to learn
The legal battle


Reflections on the enormity of the loss from some of those closest to and most deeply affected by the Hillsborough Stadium disaster.

   Referee Ray Lewis explains the pain of his memories
   Ten year-old footballer Ian Montague from Liverpool speaks of his hopes for the future
   The grief of the parents of the youngest victim, 10 year-old John-Paul Gilhooley
   Trevor Hicks, Chairman of the Families Support Group, on anniversary day: "There could be another Hillsborough"
   Mike Mckay reports on the "shrine of scarves"

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